strategic design & innovation

Perspectives — strategy

Cybernetic Thinking for Sustainable and Preferable Futures

culture & capability design insight digital & 4IR technologies strategy

Cybernetic Thinking for Sustainable and Preferable Futures

The trans-disciplinary, integrative, collective, systems thinking of cybernetics places an explicit emphasis on the environmental impact of technologies, along with the human impacts, making it a truly holistic approach with which to tackle today’s increasingly interconnected ‘wicked’ problems, and ‘poly-crises’.

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Creating Value in the Emergent Metaverse

digital & 4IR technologies human experience strategy

Creating Value in the Emergent Metaverse

Moving from a digital age of two-dimensional interaction to a virtual age of three-dimensional immersion will impact everything from employee learning, development, engagement and collaboration, to customer experience and community building, to the design of innovative products, services and business models

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Interrogating Megatrends to Develop Strategic Foresight

digital & 4IR technologies strategic foresight strategy

Interrogating Megatrends to Develop Strategic Foresight

A key input for developing future foresight is maintaining a weather eye on the megatrends at play in the external environment. Megatrends are trajectories of change that typically unfold over years or decades and are likely to result in substantial and transformative impact on individuals, organisations and societies

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Creating the Conditions for Corporate Innovation

culture & capability design insight strategy

Creating the Conditions for Corporate Innovation

It’s easy to forget that every large corporation was once a start-up. As they grew, so did the bureaucratic apparatus to manage their operations. Innovation thrives when the mission is inspiring, the business constraints are clear, and when curiosity, creativity and new thinking are encouraged across the organisation.

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Shifting Mindsets to enable Transformation As Usual

culture & capability shared value & ecosystems strategy

Shifting Mindsets to enable Transformation As Usual

The successful achievement of any ‘transformation’ goal depends more on the engagement and enablement of people than the deployment of technology. And in an ever more deeply interconnected future, it is essential to develop a systems view, and an integrated approach to transforming business models to support 'transformation as usual'.

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